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Data Entry Analyst

Recruitment #22-001755-0066


The Maryland Department of Human Services (DHS) is the state’s primary social service provider, serving over one million Marylanders annually.  The Department, through its 24 local departments of social services, aggressively pursues opportunities to assist people in economic need, provide preventive services, and protect vulnerable children and adults in each of Maryland’s 23 counties and Baltimore City.  DHS works in every community in Maryland to positively impact the lives of Marylanders. 

This is a full-time contractual position.




Department of Human Services

Office of the Inspector General

Bureau of Investigative Services

1525 N. Calvert Street, 7th Floor

Baltimore MD  21202

Main Purpose of Job

This position is to assist in data entry and tracking of statistical data needed for the Bureau of Investigative Services (BIS). Occasional request will be made from the Bureau of Audit Services (BAS). Additionally, this position will research information for BIS staff for the purpose of completing investigations or allegations of welfare fraud. Maintaining constant contact with collateral agencies is necessitated by this position.


Assists in data entry and research and occasionally involved with production and distribution of computer matches; screens, analyzes and interprets program policies and procedures within DHS to assure payment accuracy, and compliance with appropriate federal and State laws; and analyzes disbursements related to suspected fraud.

Works independently on researching records and documents of complex and confidential files by reviewing, gathering, analyzing and preserving documentary evidence to resolve issues.

Participates in the development and maintenance of e-storage of vital documents as pertaining to investigative evidence, fraud referrals and follow-up from internal and external State and Federal agencies.

Receives, distributes and processes OIG's mail; receives and screens incoming calls for appropriate handling on a variety of subjects and refers callers to the appropriate personnel within OIG.


Experience:   Two years of experience in administrative staff or professional work.


1. Candidates may substitute 30 credit hours from an accredited college or university for each year of the required experience.

2. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a non-commissioned officer involving staff work requiring regular use of independent judgment and analysis in applying and interpreting rules and regulations in accordance with agency laws and policies on a year-for-year basis for the required experience.


The ideal candidate will possess:

  • Six months of experience using Excel to create spreadsheets.
  • One year of experience using computer software such as Microsoft Word and Excel or Google Docs and Sheets.
  • A bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in Social Science, Psychology, Human Services, Criminal Justice, Computer Science, Business, Program Administration or similar closely related major.


Employees in this classification may be assigned duties which require the operation of a motor vehicle. Employees assigned such duties will be required to possess a motor vehicle operator’s license valid in the State of Maryland.


Please make sure that you provide sufficient information on your application to show that you meet the qualifications for this recruitment.  It is important that you report all related education and experience that is relevant to this recruitment qualifications.  All information concerning your qualifications, including a copy of your diploma or transcripts must be provided if selected for an interview.  We will not consider information submitted after this date.  Successful candidates will be placed on the employment (eligible) list.  The resulting list may be used for future vacancies with this agency or other State agencies.


Contractual employees who work for an agency covered under the State Employee and Retiree Health and Welfare Benefits Program, have a current employment contract and work 30 or more hours a week (or on average 130 hours per month) may be eligible for subsidized health benefits coverage for themselves and their dependents. As a contractual employee, you will be responsible for paying 25% of the premiums for your medical and prescription coverage, including any eligible dependents you have enrolled. The State of Maryland will subsidize the remaining 75% of the cost for these benefits. You can also elect to enroll in dental coverage, accidental death and dismemberment insurance, and life insurance, but will be responsible to pay the full premium for these benefits.

Leave may be granted to a contractual employee who has worked 120 days in a 12 month period. This leave accrues at a rate of one hour for every 30 hours worked, not to exceed 40 hours per calendar year.


Online applications are highly recommended, however the paper application may be submitted to the Department of Human Services/HRDT, Attn: D. Greene, 311 W. Saratoga Street, Baltimore, MD 21201-3500.  The paper application must be received by the closing date for this recruitment, no postmarks will be accepted.  Information received after the closing date will not be considered.  Application inquiries may be directed to, include the recruitment # on the subject line of the email.

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As an equal opportunity employer, Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State’s diversity. 
People with disabilities and bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply. We thank our Veterans for their service to our country.

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